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Vogue Australia Invites Its Readers to Visit Shkodra
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Vogue Australia Invites Its Readers to Visit Shkodra

TIRANA, July 15 Vogue Australia, on an article posted today on its website, invites Australians to explore the northern city of Shkodra, in Albania. The article titled ‘10 reasons why central and Eastern Europe is having a moment’ lists 10 countries and cities of the Balkans and central Europ and what to do while where....

Local Festivals You Should Attend in Albania in 2019
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Local Festivals You Should Attend in Albania in 2019

TIRANA, May 31 The best way to explore Albania like a local is by joining community festivals across the country. From celebrating crafts, art, to food and nature, local festivals are a source of fun for people of all ages. Have a look at the list of the upcoming local events for 2019 and find...

Albania through the Eyes of Edward Lear
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Albania through the Eyes of Edward Lear

TIRANA, January 29 ‘Journals of a Landscape Painter in Albania &c’ is one of the most notable illustrated travel books by English painter, writer, and poet Edward Lear. He was a passionate painter and started drawing at the age of 16. Thus, he became the leading natural artists in Britain at the time with a...

Vlora-Shkodra Railway to Undergo Rehabilitation
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Vlora-Shkodra Railway to Undergo Rehabilitation

TIRANA, January 21 A project on the rehabilitation of Vlora-Shkodra has begun. This was announced by Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and Energy (MIE) Artan Shkreli during the weekend. Shkreli made the announcement on Facebook. “The project execution phase on the rehabilitation of Vlora-Shkodra railway began following the feasibility study,” Shkreli said. Moreover, he added that...

Photos: Snow Coats Albania
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Photos: Snow Coats Albania

TIRANA, January 10 With the exception of capital city Tirana, heavy snowfalls hit the entire country from north to the south. Social media has been gushing with photos of Albanian cities and villages in their winter glory. Gjirokastra Photo credit: Evis Imeraj Photo Credit: Te falem moj Gjirokaster Korca Photo Credit: Ardian Fezollari Photo Credit: Olger Zace...

The Best Shkodra Bike Tours
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The Best Shkodra Bike Tours

TIRANA, November 22 Shkodra facts Photo Credit: Lu Photography Three rivers: Buna, Drini, and Kir Shkodra Lake, the largest lake in the Balkan Peninsula and the Albanian part is designated and listed as a Managed Nature Reserve and Ramsar site. Located 86km away from Tirana, 25 km away from the Adriatic Sea, and 40 km...

Outdoor Activities in Northern Albania, Explore Shkreli Park
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Outdoor Activities in Northern Albania, Explore Shkreli Park

TIRANA, November 7 Known as the gate to the Albanian Alps, Shkreli that was proclaimed a regional nature park in 2015 is an all-year-round destination. Located about 20 km from the city of Shkodra, between Thethi National park and Shkodra Lake, Shkreli Park is loved for its nature and numerous opportunities for leisure activities no...

Top Regional Albanian Products: Traditional Products by Region
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Top Regional Albanian Products: Traditional Products by Region

TIRANA, October 30 Know your signature Albanian products by region from the heights of the Accursed Mountains to the clementine orchards of Konispoli. The Albanian products that most foreigners recognize are grappa, olive oil, aromatic and medical herbs, chestnuts, etc. Yet there’s a wide range of traditional products that include plants, animals, clothing, and food...